How Should Schools’ MOOE be Utilized According to DepEd

Briones on MOOE

DepEd Reminds Schools to Maximize Utilization of MOOE.  PASIG CITY, December 1, 2017 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones encouraged all teachers to report incidences of when and why they had to shell out personal money for expenses that should have been covered by the Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE). “You are not compelled na gumastos, to buy things na nasa MOOE na. I suggest you report na gumastos kayo,” the Education chief stated. As the Department eyes further increase in MOOE next year to raise the capacity of schools to provide…

Deped: 100% Of PLI Service Fee Goes To Provident Fund For Lending To Personnel

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PASIG CITY, November 25, 2017 – Contrary to claims that the Department of Education (DepEd) allowed private lending institutions (PLIs) to offer loans to its teaching and non-teaching personnel because it receives “commission,” that small fraction actually goes to the Provident Fund from which all DepEd personnel may benefit. The service fee, which amounts to a measly 0.05%, charged for every remittance of the loan payment of a personnel-borrower, through the Automatic Payroll Deduction System (APDS) comes full-circle to benefit all Department personnel. To date, DepEd’s Provident Fund amounts to P4…

Update on the Implementation of P4,000 Net Take Home Pay

Implementation of P4,000 Net Take Home Pay

Statement of the Department of Education on the proposed House probe on Deped Order 38  October 28, 2017 The Department of Education (DepEd) duly recognizes the intent of legislators to conduct a probe on the nullified DepEd Order No. 38, series 2017 (DO 38), or “Further Clarifications to DepEd Order Nos. 12 and 27, s. 2017.” However, this predicament of teachers was not left unheard as the Department promptly issued DepEd Order No. 55, series 2017 (DO 55), or the “Revised Guidelines on the Implementation of P4,000 Net Take Home…

Deped Order 55, s. 2017 | Deped Reiterates Observance Of P4k Net Take Home Pay Threshold

Revised Guidelines on the Implementation of P4,000.00 Net Take Home Pay for Department of Education Personnel

Deped Order 55, s. 2017 – Revised Guidelines on the Implementation of P4,000.00 Net Take Home Pay for Department of Education Personnel PASIG CITY, October 26, 2017 – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday moved to ensure that teachers will receive no less than P4,000 as Net Take Home Pay (NTHP) as it prioritizes loan deductions due for the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF). Teachers’ NTHP threshold shall be safeguarded following the issuance of DepEd Order No. 55 (DO 55), series 2017, or…

Secretary Briones urges teachers: “Learn something new every day”

learn something new every day

Anchored on the theme, Gurong Pilipino: Kaakbay sa Progreso, the World Teachers’ Day (WTD) celebration in Legazpi City, Albay on October 5 highlighted the vital role, hard work, and commitment of teachers in developing globally-competent learners, strengthening communities, and building the nation. During the event, Department of Education – DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones reminded the 6,000 educators in attendance of the noble work and contribution of teachers to the world. Among the celebrated “teachers” of their times that the Secretary noted are Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi,…

Guidelines on the Grant of Performance Based Bonus for Teachers, DepEd Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2016

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DepEd Order 53, s. 2017 : Guidelines on the Grant of Performance Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2016 The Department of Education (DepEd) issues this DepEd Order with the enclosed Guidelines on the Grant of Performance Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2016. This DepEd Order aims to establish a set of guidelines that provides for systematic, credible and evidence-based policy of linking organizational and individual performance to personnel incentives, and of recognizing and rewarding exemplary accomplishment…

Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones Message for World Teachers’ Day

Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones Message for World Teachers' Day

I am deeply honored and privileged to lead the celebration of World Teachers’ Day with the very opportune theme, “Gurong Pilipino: Kaakbay sa Progreso.” While progress is often associated with high levels of gross domestic product (GDP), technological advancements and towering infrastructures, the principal measure of a country’s progress and development is still, and will always be, its people. Teachers play a crucial role in raising, nurturing, and honing the citizenry to become holistically developed and equipped with values and competencies needed to contribute to a progressive society. I am…

DepEd Salutes Teachers’ Unwavering Efforts in Raising Lifelong Learners

Worlds Teachers day

PASIG CITY, September 13, 2017 – Recognizing the exemplary efforts of Filipino teachers in instilling lifelong values and competencies among learners, Department of Education – DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones enjoined all schools and DepEd offices in commemorating the National Teachers’ Month (NTM), which started on September 5 and will culminate in a grand celebration of the National Teachers’ Day (NTD) and World Teachers’ Day (WTD) on October 5. The Education Chief conveyed her sincerest gratitude toward those in the teaching profession for bringing to the ground the various reforms of…

DepEd Order No. 25 S. 2017 | School Calendar for School Year 2017-2018

START OF SCHOOL 2017

The Department of Education has released the School Calendar For School Year 2017-2018 under Deped Order No. 25 S. 2017 – signed by DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones . This order states that: The School Year 2017-2018 shall formally open on Monday, June 5, 2017 Classes shall end on Friday, April 6, 2018. It shall consist of 204 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the four days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted every quarter. Learners are expected to be in school for a total of 195 class…

Regional Memo No. 155, s. 2016 | Clearance for Teachers

Clearance for Teachers

Last December 8, 2016, the Department of Education released a Regional Memo regarding the Clearance for Teachers every end of school year which states that “considering that the teachers are only on vacation during summer, there is no necessity for clearance. However, this does not exempt the teachers from their obligations. They must complete and submit all reports and other requirements prior to vacation.”   Regional Memo No. 155, s. 2016 | Clearance for Teachers   To:    Schools Division Superintendents Public School Heads It has been a long practice in schools that teachers are being required…